Garmin is rolling out a new series of Advanced nuvi models that will be bundled with the GTM-60 HD traffic receiver. There are 4 new models on Garmin’s site:
1. Garmin nuvi 2458LMTHD ($269.99)
2. Garmin nuvi 2498LMTHD ($299.99)
3. Garmin nuvi 2558LMTHD ($289.99)
4. Garmin nuvi 2598LMTHD ($319.99)
The first 2 are 4.3″ units while the nuvi 25xx are 5″ displays. HD Digital Traffic is included as free lifetime update.
HD Digital Traffic saves you more traveling time and is more responsive as it receives updates every 30 seconds. For example, at a speed of 60 mph, the new advanced nuvis are able to receive traffic messages every half a mile saving you minutes or even hours of delay.
In addition, HD Digital Traffic has a greater coverage area to include interstates, highways and secondary roads. There are 3 times more side road coverage. It also has the capacity to receive significantly more traffic messages. That valuable information can help you decide whether to stay the course or find another route.